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in the wake of superstorm sandy. a storm that killed 56 people. the crisis is far from over. ambulances tonight lining up outside of new york's bellvue hospital to evacuate 700 patients. the new jersey flames raging through the shore town of mantoloking. the mutual admiration society saw president and governor christie. this is what the president promised the victims of superstorm sandy. >> we are here for you. we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure you get all of the help you need until you rebuild. >> meanwhile, six days until election day, mitt romney is in the must-win state of florida with a new bipartisan tone. >> i've got to be able to reach across the aisle and get good democrats and republicans to work together. good democrats love america, just like good republicans love america. >> michael moore is here to react to all of the events and if you have questions tweet us@piers tonight. we will begin on the long hard commute for millions of new yorkers. it's a rough time for many new yorkers. obviously a rough time for many people on the east coast. in new york it seem
begin with one of the hardest hit areas from hurricane sandy, staten island where the death toll continues to rise. with me now is the assemblywoman of new york nicole malliotakis and another resident of staten island, anthony, who rescued his brother from the storm. welcome to you both. >> thank you very much. >> let me start with you, if i may, assemblywoman. this is what the staten island president james molinaro said about the red cross response. he said it's an absolute disgrace. he said he was so infuriated and outraged by the lack of help that you've been receiving. do you endorse what he said? >> well, i think it was a sentiment of frustration this morning because we hadn't had seen a real response here in staten island but we had our senators out here today and i can say that the red cross is on the grounds right now. we have them at certain locations. giving food, giving water. and also our community has been out there collecting donated goods and distributing them out in the streets along the blocks that have certainly been devastated by the storm. >> homeland security
>> see you in one hour from now, all of the latest on the aftermath of sandy. piers morgan starts right now. >>> good evening. breaking news. looking live at staten island in new york, still under water three days after sandy's fury. this is the next problem, long lines at gas stations. drivers getting angry, very, very angry. 88 deaths and at least 37 in new york city. why is it taking so long to fix this? i'll speak to one of the top people at con edison. residents are pleading for help of the storm that tossed boats around like toys. i'll talk to some of them in just a moment. and another huge storm could hit next week. i'll talk to chad myers about that. in the wake of a superstorm, climate change. and five days until election day. listen to what mitt romney said in virginia beach earlier. >> would you want four more years where -- i think it will be helpful to have a president who actually understands job creation. >> our cnn orc pochlt shows obama at 50 and romney at 48. we begin with one of the hardest hit areas from hurricane sandy, staten island where the death toll conti
makes a difference. less than a week after sandy's fury, temperatures are dropping and anger is rising. among the storm tossed appliances and debris, no power. american flags flying proudly. people determined to vote if they can figure out where. a whopping 67% of voter as prove of the president's handling of super storm sandy. we begin with susan candiotti in rockaway. tell me what is the mood like. the approval rating for the president is pretty high. on the other hand, lots of people still suffering, what is the real mood, do you think? >> certainly in this area, piers, there's a mood of frustration. people here are torn and you can see why just look all around me. i'm standing on part of a board walk. this used to be part of a miles long board walk that ran along the ocean. sandy has broken it up and sent it down the streets. it's lined with all kinds of debris from homes flooded here. they have no power. no telephone service. only spotty cell phone service. the temperatures are plunging. what are they thinking about? how to clean up from all of this, and this is the backdrop for c
in new york city less than a week after sandy's fury, temperatures are dropping and anger is rising, amid storm-tossed appliance and debris with no power, with american flags flying proudly, the people of this community determined to vote if they can figure out where. here is why it is so important a new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll find a whopping 67% of voters aprove of his handling of super storm sandy. susan candiotti is live for us in the rockaways -- susan candiotti in the rockaways. tell me what is the mood on the ground there like? we have seen the approval ratings for the president pretty high 67%. on the other hand, lots of people still suffering. what swt reis the real mood, do think? >> reporter: certain any this area, piers there is a real mood of frustration. people here are torn, you can see why. just look all around me, i'm standing on a boardwalk here, this used to be part of a miles long boardwalk that ran along the ocean and now, sandy had broken it up and has sent it down the streets and it's lined with all kinds of debris from homes that have been flooded here.
evening. breaking news tonight in new york, where after days without power from hurricane sandy, the lights are beginning to slowly go back on in lower manhattan and beyond. it is slow, but it is happening. mayor michael bloomberg says most of the power in manhattan should return by midnight tonight, although some people will be left without it for another week. sandy is gone, but misery continues as so many devastated. today the death toll climbed to 97 people. staten island neighborhoods swept away. homeland security secretary janet napolitano toured the area, vowing to do everything she could to help. plus, after insisting this sunday's new york city marathon would go on, mayor bloomberg canceled the race. many were outraged the city would take valuable efforts away from the recovery efforts for the marathon. tonight, city hall and race officials have called it off. meanwhile, look at this. cars lined up for miles to get gas. drivers in some cases waiting 20 hours as the supply dwindles, fighting with each other. there's one report that a guy pu pulled a gun at one gas statio
cuomo making clear that america will see more superstorms like sandy. michael bloomberg saying the same thing. >> i think it has got ten worse. we are in big trouble and in congress whether or not there is global warming. >> the people the majority of americans believe we have climate problems. >> could it just be a global weather thing that may have happened 500 years ago you get pockets of this and we don't have the records to back that up? >> could it be that? >> i will answer the way that mayor block bergomberg answeredy he did today. yeah, what if you were wrong. we weren't prepared. how many times do we have to get punched in the face before we realize that somebody some pupching us in the face. >> chad, is this global warming is there any other explanation? >> it is the prime suspect. i don't have another one. the rain drops the moisture can get on the drops and get bigger, but i think probably sandy would have existed without global warming. the one degree warmer probably made the strong 10% stronger. if you double twind speed from 0 to 40 miles per hour. you have raised the for
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days after super storm sandy. new york city's death toll has risen today to 41 from sandy. and the airlines have been forced to cancel more than 1700 flights. we are live in one of the hardest hit areas. joining me now, top strategist, david axelrod. david, you must be feeling pretty chafed? >> yes, it was a great night, piers. to be in that room at mccormick place last night with that crowd and the sense of joy and idealism and patriotism, frankfully, that was evident in that room. and today the president came by the campaign headquarters and spoke to the young volunteers. not volunteers, but staff. and it was a very moving encounter. so this has been a tremendous 24 hours. >> when was the moment last night, if you're honest, that you thought, we got this, it's all going according to plan? >> when the vote started getting counted we knew quickly we have you know, we have a fairly sophisticated model. we had projections. we knew when we were hitting our targets and our folks were skilled and when we saw the votes coming in, in ohio and virginia -- first it was virginia, an
jersey did not need another storm nine days after hurricane sandy. rob, looks pretty cold over there. tell me what it is like. >> well, it is cold and it is snowing. little over a week ago when sandy came through the water from the so snan would have been up and over my shoulders. the houses aren't gone but damage all around. a lot of the homes have debris that is pulled out. these guys delivered hot soup. the folks are staying put. the reason is some of their stuff got looted. cold, dangerous night ahead. briefly already seeing record sn snowfall totals. winter storm warnings are posted. so it is incredible to see this snow fall a week after a hurricane came roaring through this area. not what we need and certainly the folks seeing it go down as it goes down on the branchs and power lines. rob, thank you very much indeed. >> corey booker, your area was affected you as well. tell me what your view is as well. it is mother nature's one-two punch. as i was coming in here, i continue to see the fact that we haven't recovered. i have 25,000 people without power. this dgoing to be a bruta
of hurricane sandy, i thought that he was a strong leader in the week and certainly helped by governor christie endorsing that view. not everyone agreed, though. i had a pretty feisty exchange with rudy giuliani on friday. want to play you a little clip of what he said about the president. >> i don't know what the heck he was doing in nevada while people are still being discovered dead in new york. if i were the president of the united states, i sure wouldn't be flitting around the midwest and the west and my job would be making sure this thing was followed through to the very end. >> what is your reaction to that? >> well, rudy giuliani might be the only person in america who believes that. i know he's a former mayor of new york but the current mayor of new york, the governors of new jersey, connecticut, new york, local officials, they know this president and his administration are working every day to stand by them. so i think that the president, as we have been campaigning these last few days, every moment he's not on the stage, he's on the phone. he was today, with governors and local offic
by hurricane sandy, which caused many problems for many people of a very real nature. in relation to the politics, it certainly stopped mitt romney's momentum firmly in the tracks for a week because he couldn't get on television and allowed barack obama to be a president for a week in a time of crisis and did it very well. in fact, chris christie raise ro laud him. nate silva, that genius pollster of pollsters from "the new york times" just tweeted this, a few more polls to add, but obama at 91% to win the electoral college based on all the data to date. he noticed there's been a clear shift toward obama in national polls based on the most recent data, he may lead by 2% in the popular vote too. that's the first time over 90% and i think the first time he said that obama will comfortably win by 2% in the popular vote. what do you say to that? >> first of all, piers, you asked me about -- here's an alternative universe. you say this person of "the new york times" has come to the startling discovery that in "the new york times" universe, obama is going to win. i point out two of the
months in afghanistan interviewing petraeus for the book. >>> to the recovery in superstorm sandy, nearly two weeks after the storm, frustration is boiling over. >> can't get lights on for my kids. i can't get power, heat, garbage pickup? >> more than 280,000 people across the region are still without power. nj will ew jersey's governor ch christie expects power to be back statewide by tonight. he says life will be back for most of new jersey come sunday. >>> top-ranked alabama lost the tonight 29-24 to 15th ranked texas a&m. an interception at the goal line in the final two minutes preserved the win for the aggies. texas a&m had led 20-0 at the end of the first quarter. >>> and the marine corps is celebrating its 237th birthday today. it was founded in 1775 by a resolution passed during the second continental congress. celebration includes a birthday ball and cake cutting ceremony. those are your headlines. i'm don lemon. see you back here at 10:00. >>> tonight, my world exclusive with one of the most controversial leaders in one of the most dangerous parts of the world. if israel does l
about the fiscal cliff? how about sandy happens and we're not doing anything about climate change? there's a scandal. >> or about going -- having access to people's e-mails and wiretapping and all that, that's probably a bigger scandal than this and something that warrants discussion. andrew, i did have to say, i was on an airplane when this news broke and the people i was sitting next to, we were all like, really? this guy's going to resign over an affair? did he give away military codes or secrets? nobody could understand why this was such a big deal. i don't get it. >> yeah, i think i had the same reaction. but one thing that makes this fundamentally different than a lot of the washington sex scandals that we've seen is that david petraeus still gets about $12,000 a month in military pension. under federal law as a retired officer receiving a pension, he's still subject to the uniform code of military justice. and adultery is a crime under the ucmj. that might be really unbelievable for a lot of civilians, but it's a crime. people do time in the brig for it. i think based on some of t
of the conflict with the repercussions of hurricane sandy, and the photo of him embracing the president. >> i told him two days after the event, i told him, i'll tell you. he did what he had to do as governor. he got hurt, even within the republican party that i had to overcome. this will all pass, i think chris will get reelected, as governor of new jersey. i think his future is unlimited. maybe people are annoyed, and somewhat narrow. but the governor has the issue with people in his state, he needed the help of the president of the united states. so he had to put that first. >> would you like to see chris christie running a potential president -- in 2016? >> well, you know, you're preaching to the converted here. if i was not the first republican to support chris from out of the state, i was the second. so i'm a very big supporter of chris christie. i think he has been an excellent governor. i think he is exactly the kind of public servant we need. somebody who can put the interest of his state ahead of anything else, including the head of his party. that has to always come second. >>> tell me
is a lie that hurricane sandy won the election for barack obama. it may be he was emboldened by a crisis he had to deal with, but he certainly came alive in the last week in a way he hadn't been throughout the campaign, certainly wasn't in the debates or the convention. i saw the old obama. i saw him four years ago and he was doing that thing on the stump and he was emotional, he was passionate. that in the end was a connection to people i just don't think mitt romney ever established. >> no. well, i think people needed to see it so badly from president obama and that's really the first debate, what went so abysmally wrong that he didn't have his head in the game and mitt romney did. had it not been for that debate there would have been a more clear-cut definition of some sort that he was going to have this kind of sweeping win that he did have, then you look at what happened and he had this week before the election step up, show leadership, this horrible tragedy and remind everyone that we're all americans and we need to be there for one another. >> i think i just don't think the hurricane
storm sandy, what i've done with three or four other storms and blizzards and tornadoes, is you put your people and your state first. partisanship goes out the window when you've got a natural disaster and you do what you do to take care of your people. so i think there were numerous other factors that had to do with the reason that we didn't pick up seats in the senate, the president won, and no, look, we're a united group. piers, we got 30 republican governors, the most in 12 years for either party, 180 million people have republican governors. we have gone from 22 to 30 republican governors since chris christie and i won in 2009. at the state level, people are electing conservative results oriented can-do, positive, optimistic republican governors. that's what we're doing and that's why bobby jindal, chris christie and scott walker will be leading the organization going forward. we're going to continue to win. >> what do you make of what's going on with all these generals? there seems to be something in the air. >> well, i spent a fair amount of time in the military myself, 21 years,
super storm sandy hit. >>> we begin with the big story. the latest on the benghazi hearings. joining me is pentagon correspondent barbara starr and intelligence correspondent suzanne kelly. welcome to you both. barbara, this is really fascinating me. so general petraeus who has been at the center of this huge scandal tomorrow morning will testify at a congressional hearing about benghazi, and your information from a very good source, i think is really, really significant. it's basically, i have been listening to you for the last couple of hours, petraeus basically says he knew the moment this happened that it was a group called answar al sharia and that after that there was a stream of other intelligence saying it may be linked to the video we all knew about but his belief was always that it was this group and they had to rule out the other intelligence before they could officially confirm it. is that right? >> that's pretty close to it, piers. very good source of mine who is directly familiar with what general petraeus plans to try and say on capitol hill tomorrow behind closed doors i
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